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Old Jul 15, 2012, 10:50 AM
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"Yes, but that Cub is just about to crash - pilot error !"

I wonder what he might be looking at, instead of the landing field:-))))))))))

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Old Jul 15, 2012, 09:02 PM
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Today's "Mystery Engines" (the two at the front)
Old Jul 15, 2012, 10:09 PM
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From Model Airplane News, May 1966 (this Enya 60-II Model 7032 followed the old 6-bolt front housing 60)
Old Jul 16, 2012, 01:31 AM
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Today's "Mystery Engines" (the two at the front)
Don't know what they are.

But I'm guessing the left one is a speed engine. The spinner, and rear exhaust with tuned pipe manifold, say speed speed speed.


And guess #2 the right one is a racing engine. But it looks like it started out life as a front induction motor, and was "turned around", and a new front front housing fitted on the back. So the back is now the front.... And the front is now the back.... I hope you know what I meen,...

Clue, the exhaust is now on the wrong side.
Old Jul 16, 2012, 01:38 AM
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"Yes, but that Cub is just about to crash - pilot error !"

I wonder what he might be looking at, instead of the landing field:-))))))))))

Les
Crash ? Have you seen the Piper Cub doing the ' novice pilot ' take off in the Rhinebeck video
Old Jul 16, 2012, 01:45 AM
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Don't know what they are.

But I'm guessing the left one is a speed engine. The spinner, and rear exhaust with tuned pipe manifold, say speed speed speed.


And guess #2 the right one is a racing engine. But it looks like it started out life as a front induction motor, and was "turned around", and a new front front housing fitted on the back. So the back is now the front.... And the front is now the back.... I hope you know what I meen,...

Clue, the exhaust is now on the wrong side.
Steve, you don't think they look vaguely Australian, do you ?
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At first glance, you could be forgiven for thinking that this is a sparkie. It is actually a glow engine - a 1948 H & H 45 actually. Only about 120 of these were ever built by Ken Howie Sr. and Charles Heuer of Norristown, PA. What makes this thing special is, the glow element is actually built into the head, which explains why (instead of a plug) it has a short, threaded post on top for attaching a battery lead to.
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Old Jul 16, 2012, 02:59 AM
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Steve, you don't think they look vaguely Australian, do you ?
Well I was going to say that someone had been playing with some Taipan Gold Heads.....
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Well I was going to say that someone had been playing with some Taipan Gold Heads.....
The 3.5 perhaps.......?
Old Jul 16, 2012, 04:12 AM
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The 3.5 perhaps.......?
Ahhhh yes. It's been a looong time since I have seen one of those.
Old Jul 16, 2012, 07:02 PM
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When is a Micron not a Micron ? When it's an Engel Rebell of course !
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Japanese site with a bit of everything, but I was particularly impressed with this "Flying Boot" !
http://www.f-den.com/news1.htm
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When is a Micron not a Micron ? When it's an Engel Rebell of course !
And the instruction leaflet is for a glow!!!


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